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Lynch Family Letters, 1858-1866

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043. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 23, 1859
043. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 23, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the Ursulines' preparations for the Easter season and the health of their family. 4p.
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050. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 16, 1859
050. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 16, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline convent and academy including the purchase of books for their library and her desire to rent a piano for several months. 4p.
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052. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 6, 1859
052. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 6, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the decision of a sister to leave the Ursulines and comments on some property that may be appropriate for building a new convent. 4p.
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056. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 21, 1859
056. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 21, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline Convent and academy. She again mentions the property that may be available for building a new convent but is warned by her brother, John, that its location may cause the order to lose its day pupils. The Ursulines' current location is not tenable because of the proximity of "gross shops" and "beer houses" and they are frequently disturbed by "profane language" and "midnight carousals." 4p.
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059. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 8, 1859
059. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 8, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch concerning news at the Ursuline Convent and academy noting that "our pupils are diminishing weekly on account of the heat." 4p.
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068. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 10, 1859
068. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 10, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch during the Ursulines' annual retreat with the latest news from the convent. 4p.
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079. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 7, 1859
079. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 7, 1859 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch in answer to his query about boarding some of the Sisters of Mercy. At first she thinks it is a godsend to receive well trained individuals in the convent but soon realizes that they are probably "disaffected, fastidious members" and writes that "in my opinion no Religious should travel for her health." 4p.
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094. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 2, 1860
094. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 2, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about plans that had fallen through for the Archbishop to visit Columbia. Madame Baptiste expresses relief in the change of plans claiming, "I hate meeting dignitaries." She also brings up the issue of selling the copyright to the "Ursuline Manual" and writes at length about a young lady who wants to be a nun despite her mother's disapproval. 4p.
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096. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 10, 1860
096. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- March 10, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch renewing her request for advice concerning selling the copyright to the "Ursuline Manual" and asks the Bishop about two potential boarders at the school and convent. 2p.
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101. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 14, 1860
101. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 14, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about their brother John's idea to establish a "Building Committee" to plan and finance a newly constructed Convent. 4p.
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103. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 21, 1860
103. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 21, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about arrangements for a reception for one of the sisters that is to be presided over by a Bishop McGill. 2p.
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107. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 28, 1860
107. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- April 28, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the visit of the "Consul of Belgium" to the convent and about general news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 4p.
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111. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 31, 1860
111. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- May 31, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy including a recent ceremony for nine child "aspirants." 4p.
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112. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 4, 1860
112. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 4, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about delays in the publication of the Ursulines' prayer manual. 2p.
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114. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 12, 1860
114. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 12, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about the upcoming Distribution Day at the Ursuline Academy and hopes to establish a firm date to notify the parents. The children, she adds, are "complaining so much of heat weakness that we are anxious to liberate them from their studies...and not have them getting sick on our hands." 2p.
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116. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 23, 1860
116. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- June 23, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy. 4p.
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121. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 31, 1860
121. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- July 31, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy and mentions an unspecified court case involving orphans that was recently lost by Bishop Lynch. She also sends news of their brother John's new child that they have named James writing, "I cannot bear to call the name so soon" after their brother James' death. 6p.
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122. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 1, 1860
122. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 1, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch thanking him for agreeing to visit during the Ursulines' annual retreat. 4p.
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124. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 5, 1860
124. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- August 5, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about news at the Ursuline Convent and Academy. She also asks him to edit some errors concerning the start date and expenses of the Academy that appeared in the "Miscellany", specifically to "change to $10 for drawing crayons, etc." 4p.
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132. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 26, 1860
132. Madame Baptiste to Bp Patrick Lynch -- October 26, 1860 Madame Baptiste writes to Bishop Patrick Lynch about typhoid fever and dyptheria (sic) plaguing the pupils and that the latter has been prevalent throughout Columbia. 4p.
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